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Introduction to Environmental science

Tackle climate change, reduce pollution, and conserve threatened species. Join the ranks of environmental scientists who dedicate themselves to making a difference. With an environmental science qualification, you can play a crucial role solving today’s environmental challenges.

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Why study environmental science online?

Studying an environmental science course prepares you to protect, restore, and rehabilitate the environment.

Put your knowledge of biology and chemistry under the microscope, and examine science through the lens of biodiversity, conservation, and spatial ecology.

Environmental science highlights

  • Explore the connection between science and policymaking.
  • Access world leading experts in climate change science.
  • Take up placement opportunities within relevant organisations.

Environmental science specialisations

  • Human-caused climate change.
  • River basin and catchment protection.
  • Marine and Antarctic science.

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